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CPAN
also called Comprehensive Perl Archive Network and has one more synonym

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  1. an acronym standing for Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, an archive of over 12,200 modules of software written in Perl, as well as documentation for it

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  2. Experienced Perl programmers often comment that half of Perl's power is in the CPAN

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  3. has a presence on the World Wide Web at www.cpan.org and is mirrored worldwide on more than 250 locations

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  4. can denote either the archive network itself, or the Perl program that acts as an interface to the network and as an automated software installer (somewhat like a package manager)

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  5. Most software on CPAN is free software

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